Film Studies

Open to matriculated UMass Amherst graduate students, the interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate in Film Studies is ideal for aspiring scholars, teachers, researchers, and other film-related professionals. You’ll have the opportunity to study with renowned faculty as you develop your knowledge and critical skills through courses exploring diverse theoretical, thematic, historical, methodological, and international/intercultural examples and perspectives. You’ll acquire an understanding of film studies as an interdiscipline with its own hybrid theories and practices, and have the opportunity to make connections and applications within your own disciplines or approaches.